Schaeffler Group (the manufacturer of the FAG brand of bearings) recently published an article detailing the latest case of counterfeiting that occurred in South Africa in 2018.
Around 2400 counterfeits were seized and subsequently destroyed by the Schaeffler Group.
An article was featured in the global Schaeffler Forum sales partner magazine. Click here to view the feature on page 11.
Counterfeit bearings suppliers are running rampant at the present in South Africa, it is such a brazen practice that counterfeit factory representatives of these disreputable businesses travel to South Africa to offer their dubious products directly to distributors and end-users. We at Bearings 2000 are running into cases of fake bearings in the market on a weekly basis at our existing customer base as well as potential customers. Do not become a victim of counterfeits, make sure that you always buy from an authorised distributor – click here to find out how ‘one fake bearing can break your business’ and get advice on how to avoid being supplied a counterfeit bearing.